Leadership and the Force of Love: Six Keys to Motivating With Love

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Leadership and the Force of Love discusses the overwhelming impact of leading with love and affirms that if you can’t love, you can’t lead.

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Editorial Reviews

Paul D. Houston
In this wonderful new book, Hoyle writes about the one four-letter word that leaders most avoid but should not—-love. He shares his understanding that the quickest way to the head is through the heart and leaders who can’t love, can’t lead.
Thomas J. Sergiovanni
This heartwarming book is vintage Hoyle—filled with insight and joy, the message is clear—love, you can’t lead without it! A must read for every member of your administrative team.
Gene Stallings
John Hoyle has written a powerful and very readable book about the force of love in producing champions in sports, business, education, and government. His real life stories and examples are filled with advice, humor, and inspsiration to jump-start your leadership efforts. A must read for your management team and friends.
Ben D. Welch
Leadership and the Force of Love portrays a powerful message. Dr. Hoyle delivers a unique and proven approach to leadership. By de-emphasizing the theories of leadership and focusing on the actual behaviors of successful leaders, this book will help all audiences gain an understanding of why effective leaders that incorporate these concepts are known by what they do— not what they say.
Martha Mc Carthy
This powerful message comes at just the right time. We are indebted to John Hoyle for sharing his refreshing perspective on educational leadership and school reform that focuses on the worth and dignity of everyone involved.
Martha McCarthy
This powerful message comes at just the right time. We are indebted to John Hoyle for sharing his refreshing perspective on educational leadership and school reform that focuses on the worth and dignity of everyone involved.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761978701
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 11/20/2001
  • Pages: 136
  • Product dimensions: 6.08 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author

John R. Hoyle, a professor of educational administration at Texas A&M University, is an authority on the superintendency, leadership research, and future studies. He served as president of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration and was the first recipient of the NCPEA “Living Legend Award.” In a 2004 survey, Hoyle’s peers selected him as one of the four most “exceptional living scholars” in educational administration. Hoyle served as chair of the AASA National Commission on Professional Standards for the Superintendency and authored the document Professional Standards for the Superintendency. He has written numerous books, book chapters, articles, and papers and is a popular consultant, seminar leader, and motivational speaker.

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Table of Contents

About the Author
1. If You Can't Love, You Can't Lead
2. Visioning With Love
3. Communicating With Love
4. Teamworking With Love
5. Empowering With Love
6. Mentoring With Love
7. The Sixth Key: Evaluating With Love

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